The number of people claiming unemployment benefit in the West Country fell in July according to the latest jobless figures published on Wednesday by the Government:
- 21,702 in Devon and Somerset
- 7,287 in Cornwall and Isles of Scilly
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At its highest the number of homes without power across Devon and Cornwall topped 16,000 but slowly properties are able to switch on again.
Tomorrow the wind will strengthen again and there'll be heavy showers later on
The West Country has been battered by wind and rain all day. We've been sent lots of photos, here are some of the best.